Release of Cargo without Production of the Original Bill of Lading in Brazil – a Successful Defence
Our market leading transportation & logistics team acts for global shipping and logistics companies and for traders and end users in every aspect of their domestic and international supply chain management.
We are one of only a handful of firms with experience of transportation & logistics matters across all our main practice areas. Given the ever growing need to support end to end logistics, we are particularly experienced in managing large complex, multi-jurisdictional, multi-modal transport matters.
Our reputation in both road and rail has flourished in recent years, as we handle the full range of work to support our clients in both these sectors. We have also worked on a number of significant infrastructure projects that combine several transportation elements to ensure that raw materials meet their trading hub.
Advising a mining and exploration company on construction contracts, including labour and material issues, as part of the Tonkolili iron ore project.
Advising tanker operators/owners on one of the biggest JVs in the tanker market in a number of high profile joint venture arrangements...
Advising a Hong Kong entity on the purchase of the UK’s largest independent freight forwarding company
Advising the Dubai Municipality on its multi-billion dollar development of a new light rail system traversing the city of Dubai and linking up with its airport. The system will be built in two sections, and will extend for some 70 km, with 35 stations.
Advising on the negotiation of a variety of agreements for the Yemeni Port of Aden, including Concession Agreement, Management Services Agreement, Port Services Agreement, Employee Transfer Agreement, Secondment Agreement, Performance Guarantees and several Letters of Comfort
Representing insurers and cargo owners in Russian court claims arising from international (CMR) and domestic carriage of goods by road and forwarding agreements
Advising a major European shipowner and their financing bank on their strategy and recourse against a Chinese shipyard regarding late delivery and issues arising from the cancellation of shipbuilding contracts and refund guarantees, resulting in an US$100m LMAA...